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2023 inductee

Rod Sturtridge

Rod Sturtridge has been president of Carlton Cards since 2011, but he has been with the company since 1983 when he started as a territory sales representative. Through the years he held progressively senior roles in all facets of the company developing a deep understanding of the company and the greeting card business and developing strong relationships. Under his leadership, Carlton Cards has become the number one greeting card company in Canada. Regarded in the industry has a successful and authentic leader, Sturtridge has earned the respect of many through his passion for the industry and for his mentorship of the next generation of leaders.